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Bangkok Eats: Mango and Sticky Rice (classic!)

Bangkok Eats: Mango and Sticky Rice (classic!) May 24, 2011 | Food | Read More
Most people who are familiar with Thai cuisine will know about mango and sticky rice, but for the first time traveler, this is something you shouldn’t miss. Thai mangoes may be even sweeter than the Thais themselves. Always abundant both in quantity and species, the mangoes find their way into...

Bangkok Eats: Kanom Krok (Thai Pancakes)

Bangkok Eats: Kanom Krok (Thai Pancakes) October 28, 2010 | Food | Read More
Kanom krok is a Thai coconut pudding (some call it a pancake) made with rice flour and coconut cream and fried on a cast-iron griddle with shallow, circular depressions. The medallion-sized snack browns a bit on the bottom but remains soft and semi-liquid on top and then is folded over another half to...

Bangkok Eats: Thai “Donuts” (Sala Pao and Pa Tong Ko)

Bangkok Eats: Thai “Donuts” (Sala Pao and Pa Tong Ko) September 28, 2010 | Food | Read More
Call it Tic Tac Dough. These little fry breads are an excellent street snack in Bangkok. The x-shaped versions have a slight saltiness to them and are often eaten with a bowl of congee or cup of coffee for breakfast. The o-shaped form is slightly sweet (no frosting or sugar coating though) and are called...

Bangkok Eats: Laab

Bangkok Eats: Laab June 4, 2010 | Food | Read More
Laab, which may sometimes be written as larb, is a cold meat salad originating in the northeast of Thailand, the Isaan region. I admit the term “cold meat salad” doesn’t typically make me jump up and down with excitement. This recipe, however, has gone a long way to change my thoughts about the...

Bangkok Eats: Pad Krapow (Fried Basil)

Bangkok Eats: Pad Krapow (Fried Basil) April 8, 2010 | Food | Read More
In your quest to move beyond Pad Thai, you might start with another wok favorite: Pad Krapow Mu Sap the four words of which translate directly as fried basil pork (ground). Look for any street vendor with a wok and ground pork sitting under the glass of the cart. Most local restaurants will have it as...
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